Alan Gates

Head of Wills & Probate

Alan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Legal Executives and is the Head of the Wills, Probate & Trust Department.

Alan specialises in Wills & Probate matters and is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Alan also advises on Trusts, Inheritance Tax, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.

Alan has over 17 years’ experience in private client work, specialising in wills and probate. Alan has been working in this area since he qualified and has helped thousands of families and individuals.

Alan qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive and worked at different firms before moving on to join our firm in 2004. He is a Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), a member of the Law Society’s Private Client Section and a Fully Accredited Member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE). Alan holds an “Older Client Care in Practice” award and is also a Dementia Friend, an initiative set up by the Alzheimer’s Society to transform the way the nation thinks, acts and talks about dementia. He is regulated by CILEx Regulation and is bound by the STEP Will Writing Code and the Code of Conduct of CILEx, STEP and SFE.

Alan Gates Head of Wills and Probate Thurstan Hoskin Solicitors

Department: Wills and Probate

Email address: alan@thurstanhoskin.co.uk 

Telephone no: 01209 213 646